Kenya Barris business is booming with a TV series and a movie. Kenya got an order for his series, “Besties,” by Freeform (ABC). The show is about the relationship between two lifelong female best friends. He also has a deal with 20th Century Fox for an untitled movie about divorce that will be written by him…. Read more »
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Black-ish creator Kenya Barris is parting ways with ABC Studios. The split comes on the heels of a report that ABC pulled a Black-ish episode over creative differences. The unseen episode focused on NFL players and protesters. Kenya is reportedly moving to Netflix. Kenya Barris is already working with Netflix on a reboot of “Shaft” featuring Samuel… Read more »
A Black-ish episode was pulled last month by ABC with no plans to air it. The episode, titled, “Please, Baby, Please,” was supposed to air February 27. The episode was about Dre (Anthony Anderson), caring for his baby son the night of a huge thunderstorm. Dre reads the baby a bedtime story, but stops because the baby… Read more »
Netflix is rebooting Shaft With Samuel L Jackson and James T Usher. The script was written by Kenya Barris. Kenya’s really hot right now. Samuel of course will play John Shaft. James T Usher will play Shaft’s son. The son will play an FBI agent estranged from his father. Will Richard Roundtree make an appearance?… Read more »
T-Boz’s family prepares to sue police over the shooting of her cousin. I’ll #spillthetea. 50 Cent was offered $500,000 from then-candidate Donald Trump. There WILL be a “Coming to America” sequel WITH Eddie Murphy. Thanks for checking out #TonysTea from the Smooth R&B 105.7 studio!
There WILL be a Coming to America sequel WITH Eddie Murphy. Kenya Barris is writing the script. Eddie is also involved in the development and reportedly will star as Prince Akeem Joffer of Zamunda. Will James Earl Jones, Arsenio Hall, Shari Headley and John Amos return? Madge Sinclair, who played Prince Akeem’s mother, died in… Read more »
Comic legend Jimmie Walker (J.J. from “Good Times) is dating Ann Coulter. According to 94-year old Norman Lear, who’s a TV legend, having created, “All in the Family, The Jeffersons, Maude, Good Times,” and other shows. He did a segment with “Black-ish,” creator Kenya Barris and said he had dinner with Jimmie and Ann. Read… Read more »
“Girls Trip,” stars Regina Hall, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Queen Latifah and Tiffany Haddish as friend that reconnect in New Orleans. Directed by Malcolm D. Lee and written by Kenya Barris and Tracy Oliver.